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Welcome to the World

Set of 15 titles
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Children hear the names of distant lands on the evening news, but what are those places really like? How do their people live? What languages do they speak? What do they do for fun? Our Welcome to the World series gives young readers a simple, informative look at countries they hear about every day. With vivid photos, fun facts, and straightforward text, these books are appealing to browsers and beginning report writers alike. Extras include recipes, key native-language phrases, and even the words to national anthems. Foster young readers' understanding of other peoples and other lands by offering them a Welcome to the World!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2008
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Publication Date 2008-01-01
BISACS JNF058000, JNF038000
Dewey 942-972
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Guided Reading Level P-T
ATOS Reading Level 4.2-5.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources The Atlas of Canada
Confederation for Kids: Canada
CollectionsCanada, the Land of China
The British Museum: Ancient China
Library of Congress: India Study
National Geographic: Indonesia
NOAA: 2004 Tsunami
National Geographic: Iraq
Library of Congress: Iraq Study
National Geographic: Italy
TravelforKids: Italy
National Geographic: Kenya
Kenya Wildlife Service
National Geographic: Mexico Mexico
Mexico for Kids
Basic Spanish Words with Pronunciation
TravelforKids: England
National Geographic: United Kingdom
Official Site of the British Monarchy
National Geographic: France
TravelforKids: France France
Embassy of France
National Geographic: Iran
Library of Congress: Iran Study Iran
National Geographic: Poland
Library of Congress: Poland Study Poland
National Geographic: Saudi Arabia
Library of Congress: Saudi Arabia Study
Explore Saudi Arabia
National Geographic: South Africa
Library of Congress: South Africa Study
National Geographic: Spain
Library of Congress: Spain Study
TravelforKids: Spain
BBC Education: Languages Across Europe